“No Blueprint” offers new blueprint for local podcasts

The Seattle podcast No Blueprint focuses on local artists and entrepreneurs of color — and answers a call for representation for people of color in media.
Jun 21, 2018

A family faces racism at a memorial: “Hey. This is America.”

James Hong says his family won't be intimidated by a racist encounter at a 9/11 memorial.
May 31, 2018

Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years in Seattle

The celebration focused on the Black Panther Party's legacy in Seattle and highlighted civil rights activism from the 1960s to today.
May 7, 2018

Seattle’s communities of color lack trees

While Seattle aims for a goal of 30 percent urban tree coverage, the Chinatown-International District neighborhood has lagged behind other neighborhoods in getting trees.
Apr 26, 2018

Third DACA decision opens the gate for new applicants

A George W. Bush-appointed judge called the Trump administration's roll back of DACA "capricious and arbitrary."
Apr 25, 2018

UW study asks if ethnicity-based microaggressions affect health

The researchers are seeking participants who are black, Latino or multiracial, who will be compensated $10 for their time and a blood sample.
Apr 24, 2018

What Trump’s support for Israel means for Seattle’s Jews

As the Trump administration prepares to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, American Jews are far from unanimous about the president's policies.
Apr 18, 2018

Human rights activist Naomi Tutu sees hope in restorative justice, reparations

The YWCA Seattle King Snohomish luncheon will feature Naomi Tutu, daughter of Noble Peace Prize winner, Desmond Tutu.
Apr 17, 2018

Starbucks under fire after two black men arrested while waiting for meeting

Starbucks CEO says what happened to the men was "reprehensible," and the manager who called Philadelphia police has left the company.
Apr 16, 2018

Washington courts adopt rule to close racial bias loophole in jury selection

The rule also formally acknowledges that "implicit, institutional, and unconscious biases, in addition to purposeful discrimination, have resulted in the unfair exclusion of potential jurors in Washington State."
Apr 11, 2018

Two sixth-graders performing national anthem take a knee at Mariners’ game

One of the girls says that she was showing support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Apr 4, 2018

Washington officially recognizes Cesar Chavez Day

Washington now will recognize and observe the federal commemorative holiday for the labor activist.
Apr 2, 2018

Census question on citizenship challenged in court

Washington state officials and others double-down on opposition to citizenship question that they say would alienate immigrant communities.
Mar 27, 2018

Why “Black Imagination” is so necessary

"Black Imagination: The States of Matter" pictures a world where black issues, black love, black joy is at the center and the struggle is not the focus.
Jan 12, 2018

Theatre’s “Dear White People” probes meaning of resistance through artists of color

Not to be confused with the TV series, the fourth "Dear White People" at Theatre Off Jackson centers the voices and viewpoints of theater artists of color.
Nov 15, 2017

Opinion: Our Seattle School Board needs to do right by students and families

Data shows clear disadvantages for Seattle students of color and English language learners. Time for the Seattle School Board to step up.
Nov 5, 2017

After outcry on police accountability, does it play a role in Sheriff’s race?

After a summer of community outcry on police shooting accountability, where do the Sheriff's candidates stand?
Nov 2, 2017

Mexico City Day of the Dead parade honors earthquake victims, rescuers

Hundreds of thousands of Mexicans gather in the wake of two devastating earthquakes to celebrate Día de Muertos with colorful costumes and parade floats.
Oct 31, 2017

Young immigrants reflect on the end of DACA

For these young immigrants, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program brought validation, stability and opportunity.
Oct 25, 2017

Self-care as a form of resistance

In the current political and social climate, my thoughts turned not to surrender, but survival — and the necessity of prioritizing one's own well-being.
Jul 31, 2017